Avocado-Citrus Salad with Toasted Sesame

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44 g
Total Fat
20 g
Total Carbs
4 g
380 mg
 Avocado-Citrus Salad with Toasted Sesame

A beautiful salad featuring fresh, local citrus, zesty arugula and California Avocado garnished with edible flowers.


Serves: 4
    Vinaigrette Ingredients
Tbsp.  sugar*
1/4  cup  pomelo** juice
1/4  cup  champagne vinegar
  sprigs mint, chopped
1/2  cup  Extra virgin olive oil
tsp.  fine sea salt
    Salad Ingredients
  ripe, Fresh California Avocado, peeled, seeded and sliced
cups  wild arugula, washed and rinsed
  large pomelo**, peeled and segmented
1/4  cup  toasted sesame seeds
  As needed  edible flowers

As with all fruits and vegetables, wash avocados before cutting. Check out our tips for how to choose and use California Avocados


  1. Mix all ingredients for vinaigrette in a blender.
  2. Toss arugula with half of vinaigrette and place on serving platter.
  3. Top with avocado and pomelo.
  4. Garnish with sesame seeds and edible flowers; serve immediately with remaining vinaigrette alongside.

*Substitute beet sugar or other vegan sweetener for a vegan recipe

**Or other locally grown citrus fruit

*** Large avocados are recommended for this recipe. A large avocado averages about 8 ounces. If using smaller or larger size avocados adjust the quantity accordingly.

Calories 460
Total Fat 44 g
Trans Fat 0 g
Saturated Fat 6 g
Monounsaturated Fat 31 g
Polyunsaturated Fat 5 g
Total Carbs 20 g
Dietary Fiber 7 g
Total Sugar 8 g
Protein 4 g
Cholesterol 0 mg
Sodium 380 mg
Potassium 560 mg

Vitamin A 379 IU; Vitamin C 34 mg; Calcium 120 mg; Iron 2.1 mg; Vitamin D 0 IU; Folate 94 mcg; Omega 3 Fatty Acid 0.1 g

% Daily Value*: Vitamin A 8%; Vitamin C 60%; Calcium 10%; Iron 10%

*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 Calorie diet. Your Daily Values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

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